Yakama Indian Reservation
map of the Yakama Indian Reservation
|10,851 (2000 Census)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States (Washington)|
|English, Ichishkíin Sínwit|
|Related ethnic groups|
|other Klikitat, Palus, Wallawalla, Wanapam, Wenatchi, Wishram, and Yakama peoples|
The Yakama Indian Reservation is a United States Indian reservation of the federally recognized tribe, the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. The tribe is made up of Klikitat, Palus, Wallawalla, Wanapam, Wenatchi, Wishram, and Yakama peoples.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the reservation covers 2,185.94 square miles (5,661.56 km²) and the population in 2000 was 31,799. It lies primarily in the Yakima and the northern edge of Klickitat counties. A small section crosses the southeast corner of Lewis County. The largest city on the reservation is Toppenish.
- Pritzker 260
- "Indian Affairs | FAQs". Bia.gov. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
- Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1.
- Yakama Reservation and Off-Reservation Trust Land, Washington United States Census Bureau
- Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, official website